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Raising a Child with Dyslexia: What Every Parent Needs to Know Paperback – 11 September 2019

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  • Paperback : 262 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1937615561
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1937615567
  • Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.5 x 22.86 cm
  • Publisher : Cardboard Box Adventures (11 September 2019)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

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"[Winn] offers plenty of logical and commonsense advice for parents on countering dyslexia's negative impact on their kids, all in an easy to follow style...this compassionate work will reward parents in search of guidance." --Publishers Weekly

"A very accessible and in-depth look at dyslexia. Perfect for parents who want to know what's what and what steps to take. Highly recommended." --Wishing Shelf

"A comprehensive yet nurturing, caring, and compassionate book about this condition. Don has done a superlative job reviewing the main concerns relevant to dyslexia. There are so many issues--social, behavioral, cognitive, reading, and coping, but Don tries to address all of these in a kind, caring fashion. An important and much-needed text." --Michael F. Shaughnessy, PhD, Professor of Special Education Eastern New Mexico University

"It is essential that we help dyslexic children understand their strengths and challenges in order to have a balanced view of themselves. A realistic understanding of what comes easy and what does not leads to resilience and perseverance in the face of adversity--among the most necessary of life's skills. Parents have the unique and important responsibility and opportunity to not only help their children survive school, but ultimately thrive in life. With this book in hand, you will be empowered by the knowledge of how dyslexia impacts your child and how to raise a healthy human being with dyslexia." --Dan Peters, PhD, Licensed Psychologist and author of Make your Worrier a Warrior, From Worrier to Warrior, and The Warrior Workbook

"This is a wonderful modern 'one step at a time' resource for anyone with a child who struggles with dyslexia. Beginning with how to identify and evaluate key issues and effects related to dyslexia, it then moves through learning styles, behavioral symptoms, raising good readers, interventions, developing self-esteem, parental perspective, advocating, and everything in between. Winn reveals cutting-edge strategies and research to help every parent and child work together and become the best they can be. Throughout, the author's personal experience serves as a constant encouragement." --The US Review of Books

Winner 2019 NYC Big Book Award Parenting Category
Finalist 2019 Wishing Shelf Book Awards
Honorable Mention 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Awards

About the Author

Don M. Winn is the award-winning children's fiction author of the Sir Kaye the Boy Knight series of children's chapter books and the Cardboard Box Adventures collection of thirteen picture books as well as the nonfiction book for parents and educators Raising a Child with Dyslexia: What Every Parent Needs to Know. As a dyslexia advocate, a dyslexic himself, and the parent of a (now adult) dyslexic child, he is fully committed to helping reluctant and struggling readers learn to love to read. Don frequently addresses parents and educators on how to maximize the value of shared reading time and how to help dyslexic and other struggling readers to learn to love to read. He's published articles about dyslexia and reading in US News & World Report, the Costco Connection Magazine, TODAY Parenting, Fostering Families Today, and many others.

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